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Record 6177

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
[Marginalia]: a few pencil marginal marks (in form of bracketed lines of text eg p 79 has lines 203-7 bracketed), plus some ms notes in ink on binding page. The ink notes read 'Envy-Love 78'; 'Hope - Grief 78'; 'The Deluge 79'; 'Effects of changing weather 80'.
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849, 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: county: Fife
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader: anon
Age Unknown
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: James Thomson
Title: Seasons, The
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: A new edition, Perth: R. Morison et al , 1794
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6177  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Annotated volume in the Dunimarle Library of the Erskines of Torrie in Fife: Thomson, James, "The seasons, by James Thomson ?.", A new edition with Birrell's beautiful print of Lavinia, and other plates. Also an original life of the author, and a critical essay on The seasons by Robert Heron, (Perth 1794), binding page, [DH LIB 1792]. ,

Citation: Annotated volume in the Dunimarle Library of the Erskines of Torrie in Fife: Thomson, James, "The seasons, by James Thomson ?.", A new edition with Birrell's beautiful print of Lavinia, and other plates. Also an original life of the author, and a critical essay on The seasons by Robert Heron, (Perth 1794), binding page, [DH LIB 1792]. , http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6177, accessed: 18 August 2019

Additional comments:

In the library of a Scottish landed family but with no provenance. Given the main period of use of the library, the likely period of the annotations is 1794-late nineteenth century.

 

 

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